Responding to Letters of Inquiry and Document Requests: Inside the Biggest Missteps That Can Trigger Suspicion, Inspections and Further DOJ Action

September 25, 2019 4:15pm

Joshua Ian Rosenstein
Sandler Reiff Lamb Rosenstein & Birkenstock, P.C.

Matthew T. Sanderson
Member, Co-Leader of the Political Law Group
Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

This session will highlight points to think about when DOJ sends a letter of inquiry asking why a particular entity is not registered, and requesting documents on representation of clients. Topics will include:
  • What a FARA letter of inquiry means in practice?
  • Re-thinking FARA inspections
  • Best practices for responding to a deficiency notice
  • Strategies for reducing the risk of further inquiries by the DOJ